Morning Monks

Morning Monks. Another shot of the monks who walk the streets of Luang Prabang every morning to get their daily food. They accept rice, fruit, and sweets.

Well I have survived another extended bus ride. I’m now in the south of Laos in Pakse. I haven’t had a chance to get out and do any photos yet so I am going back a few days to show another of the images I shot the very early morning in Luang Prabang.

The image was shot on my Fujifilm X100T. Processed in Lightroom, Photoshop, and Aurora HDR Pro. Lately I have been having fun playing with graduated filters in Lightroom. Now that I know how to use them they are so handy to use. Knowledge gained from Youtube is so powerful.

Growing up one of my biggest dreams was to explore the world. Honestly I never thought this would become reality. But at the end of 2014 I quit my job as a project manager to do just that. I sold most everything I own, packed up the remaining boxes in storage, and set out to see the world. My goals while traveling are to meet people everywhere I go, work on becoming a better photographer, and attempt to stay where the weather is not freezing. Along the way I am posting photos at and writing about my experiences at